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Uber Eats is a food delivery service is most cities. Uber Eats allows you to deliver food with your car, scooter, bike or even on foot. You can set your own hours, so you can work around your class schedule! You have to be 18 to deliver food on foot or bike and 19 to deliver with your car.


Postmates is another food delivery service. You can set your own hours and must be 18 to deliver. I personally deliver with Postmates during my free time and love it! Postmates also generally has more connections with restaurants, meaning more money for your pockets.


Rover is a service used for dog sitting, dog walking and check-ins. I use Rover as well and have made a great amount of money! You can get paid for walking a dog or keeping them at your house. You can choose when you are available and set your own rates as well.


Lyft is a ride service that allows you to drive people to and from their destinations. You must be at least 21 to be a Lyft driver. You can set your own hours and meet a lot of new people. Especially in a city like Clemson, you could make great money on the weekends!

Donate Plasma

Biotest Plasma in Clemson offers you money in exchange for your plasma. You must meet certain requirements; however, you are guaranteed money each time. You can donate generally once a week and make a difference in your community!

Become a Brand Ambassador

A brand ambassador is someone who is paid to endorse or promote a particular company’s products or services. There are tons of brands that are looking for college students to represent them or demonstrate their products publicly, including apps like Tinder and campus favorites like Insomnia Cookies!

Find a Work-Study Job

Work-study jobs are awesome because they are on campus and will make your work schedule around your class schedule, specifically! I have a work-study job myself and have learned numerous things and built relationships with many students and staff.


Babysitting is a fun and easy way to make money if you enjoy being around kids. Sites like Sittercity.com and Care.com offer great deals and promotions that will help you make the most of your experience.

Ashleigh is a junior at Clemson University studying English and Brand Communication. She has hopes of writing for a magazine post-college. You can find her at the beach, chipotle, or in Death, Valley Stadium watching Clemson football!
Mayme Medlock is a junior at Clemson University, studying political science with an emphasis in international relations. In her free time, you'll find her chasing cute dogs, talking about studying abroad in the Balkans, watching copious amounts of Netflix, and putting people at ease when they question her name's pronunciation (May-m, not May-me).